Viva Communications

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Viva Communications Inc.
Multimedia production corporation
Traded as Viva Entertainment Inc.
Industry Entertainment
Founded New Manila, Quezon City, Philippines (1981 (1981))
Founder Vicente "Vic" del Rosario, Jr.
Headquarters Quezon City and Ortigas Center, Pasig City
Area served
Key people
Vicente "Vic" del Rosario, Jr. (Chairman of the Board and CEO)
Vincent G. del Rosario III
Veronique del Rosario-Corpus
Products Motion pictures, television shows, music albums
Increase 121 million (January to October, 2007)[1]

Viva Communications Inc. (also known as Viva Entertainment Inc.) is a Filipino-owned entertainment company based in Quezon City and Pasig City, Philippines. It was founded in 1981 by Vicente "Vic" del Rosario, Jr.[2][3]


Notable brands and subsidiaries[edit]

Viva Cable TV[edit]

Pinoy Box Office[edit]

Main article: Pinoy Box Office

Viva Cinema[edit]

Main article: Viva Cinema

Viva TV[edit]

Main article: Viva TV (Philippines)

Oomph! Radio[edit]

Oomph! Radio
Type Broadcast radio network
Country Philippines
Availability Cebu, Davao and Zamboanga
Founded 2014
Slogan Nice Paminawon!
Sarap Pakinggan! (Nice to listen to)
Owner Viva Live Inc.
(Ultimate Entertainment Inc.)

Oomph! Radio is a brand name for Viva's radio stations. It was launched before the end of 2014 following the acquisition of Ultimate Entertainment and its FM stations, thus it is Viva's new venture into radio broadcasting.

Oomph Radio Stations[edit]

Branding Callsign Frequency Power (kW) Coverage
Oomph! Radio 105.1 DYUR 105.1 MHz 10 kW Cebu City
Oomph! Radio 97.1 DXUR 97.1 MHz 10 kW Davao City
Oomph! Radio 103.5 DXUE 103.5 MHz 10 kW Zamboanga City

Viva Video, Inc.[edit]

Viva Video, Inc.
Viva Video
Industry Home video
Founded 1977 (as Viva Video in the United States)
1983 (as Viva Home Entertainment)
1996 (as Viva Video in the Philippines)
Headquarters Viva Entertainment Head Office
7th Floor, East Tower, Philippine Stock Exchange Centre, Exchange Road, Ortigas Center, Pasig City
Viva Integrated Warehouse:
61 Scout Madrinan Street, Barangay South Triangle, Quezon City
, Philippines
Key people
Leigh G. Legazpi, assistant vice president of video marketing and label manager
Products Video CD, DVDs and Blu-ray Disc
Parent Viva Communications Inc.
Website Viva Video, Inc.

Viva Video Inc. (formerly Viva Home Entertainment, doing business as Viva Video) is the exclusive distributor of video products for local and international studios in the Philippines. Viva Video, Inc. is the home video affiliate of Viva Entertainment, Inc.

Viva Video, Inc. is the home video and DVD distribution arm of Viva Entertainment with the exclusive distributor of video products including films and television series.

The company releases titles from the film and television library of VIVA Films, as well as programs from other Viva Entertainment companies. Currently, they also serve distributor for television and/or movie product licensed by Nickelodeon, Universal Studios Home Entertainment, 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, Cartoon Network, Turner Entertainment Co., Cookie Jar Entertainment (partnership with DIC Entertainment until 2008), Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment, Skyfilms, Nine Network (makers of Hi-5 DVD's for the Philippine market), Summit Entertainment, Lionsgate Home Entertainment, Sesame Workshop (makers of Sesame Street), HIT Entertainment, MGA Entertainment, in the United States, and product from VIVA Films, APT Entertainment, OctoArts Films, Regal Entertainment, Solar Entertainment, Studio5, GMA Films, and Star Cinema.

Viva Video holds licensees for:


Viva Video City[edit]

Viva Video City is the video retail affiliate of Viva Video, the home video unit of Viva Entertainment, Inc.

Viva PSICOM Publishing[edit]

Viva PSICOM Publishing Corporation (Viva PSICOM) is a publishing company jointly owned by Viva Communications and the Gabriel family. It was founded in 1990 by Arnel Jose Gabriel as a small desktop publisher, which later evolved into publishing the first Filipino wholly owned trade newspaper, the now-defunct Philippine IT Update.[4]

The company, then known as PSICOM, rose to fame through the Diary ng Panget tetralogy authored by HaveYouSeenThisGirL.

In August 2013, Viva Communications acquired 50% of the company stocks, and it was later renamed as Viva PSICOM.



  • OtakuZine
  • Otaku Asia
  • OtakuZine Anime Recommendation
  • FH&S
  • The GOLD Magazine
  • Bare


  • True Philippine Ghost Stories (Some stories were later adapted as episodes of GMA Network's Wag Kukurap.)
  • Haunted Philippines (Some stories were later adapted as episodes of GMA Network's Wag Kukurap.)
  • Pinoy Tales of Terror

Books by well-known authors


  • HaveYouSeenThisGirL
  • Aly Almario
    • My Prince
    • He's a Kidnapper
    • The Other Side
    • Reaching You
  • Alesana Marie
  • Marcelo Santos III
    • Para sa Hopeless Romantic (republished)
    • Para sa Broken-Hearted
    • Mahal mo Siya, Mahal Ka Ba?
  • Viva PSICOM Dark Series
  • Kilig Republic
  • GOLD Manga Series

Japanese manga


External links[edit]